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Commemorative plate

1992.314 (RS204905)

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware plate. The central design depicts the stores of Jones, McDuffee, and Stratton Company. The border consists of a floral pattern and portraits of Otis Norcross, Otis Norcross (ex-mayor), Ichabod Howland, and Jerome Jones.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood (Maker)
Date
1910
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: WEDGWOOD/XYM/T Printed on bottom: [Jones, McDuffee & Stratton seal] and WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND Printed on back: 1910 marks the 100th Year/of the steady progress of the/House of Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co./Founded by Otis Norcross [etc.: long, detailed history of the firm; see catalogue sheet for transcription].. ""In the seven financial panics, it has been the good/fortune of the partners to avoid disaster.""
Location of origin
Etruria, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Anniversary
Centennial
Commemorative
commemoratives
Commerce
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Leaf
Medallion
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Portrait
Rose
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
whiteware
People and organizations
Howland, Ichabod
Jones, Jerome
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton
Norcross, Otis, Sr., 1785-1827
Dimensions
10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.314
GUSN
3533

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